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  • Wright-Patt helps train Dayton Airport firefighters

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The 788th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department provided training to the Dayton International Airport Fire Department at the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base fire training facility Oct. 5.A DIA crash truck and five firefighters came on base after dark to get the hands-on experience putting out aircraft
  • Admiral visits Wright-Patt clinic to thank Airmen

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Rear Adm. Kristen Fabry visited Wright-Patterson Medical Center on Oct. 1 to thank the 88th Medical Group Airmen who provided active duty and civilians at Defense Supply Center Columbus with the COVID-19 vaccine earlier this year.The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime commander was shown the COVID
  • NEWS RELEASE: Inadvertent fire-suppression foam released

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – An electrical-component malfunction in aircraft hangar 4016 on Wright-Patterson AFB’s Area A resulted in an inadvertent release of about 100 gallons of fire-suppressant foam Thursday, officials said.The foam released is an alcohol-based expansion foam, also known as Ansul JetX. In the event of a fire, the
  • WPAFB Blood Donor Center saves lives

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood or platelets and nearly 7,000 units of platelets and 10,000 units of plasma are needed daily, according to the American Red Cross.“The mission of the blood drive program at the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Blood Donor Center is to provide blood and blood
  • Wright-Patt begins COVID-19 booster shots

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Wright-Patterson Medical Center will begin administering the single Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 booster shot to eligible beneficiaries.Commercially known as Comirnaty, the Pfizer vaccine is also the only one approved by the Food and Drug Administration.“We’re happy to announce that the Medical Center is now
  • Teach youth importance of being prepared

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – When creating a disaster-preparedness plan, it is critical that you don’t forget about the youngest members of your family.Living through a disaster can be scary, especially for children who may not understand what’s going on. By talking and explaining things to them prior to an event, you can help your
  • Ghostrider debuts as the next Air Force Marathon featured aircraft

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Blasting its way in to be featured as the 26th Annual Air Force Marathon aircraft and to celebrate the Air Force 75th anniversary, is the AC-130J Ghostrider.As the 2022 featured aircraft, the AC-130J Ghostrider is a highly modified C-130 which contains advanced features. Its primary missions are close air
  • 88th FSS hosts final event of ‘Build-Up’ series

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The 88th Force Support Squadron hosted a sprint triathlon Sept. 11 as the final event of a “Build-Up” summer series on base.The series finale was dedicated to all who lost their lives 20 years ago in the 9/11 terror attacks. Participants completed a 750-yard swim, 20K bike ride and a 5K run.Justin Becker
  • Base responds to potential active shooter incident

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Wright-Patterson Air Force Base was placed under lockdown around 9:30 p.m. Sept. 9 after reports of an active shooter at the National Air and Space Intelligence Center.The lockdown was lifted at approximately 1:30 a.m. Friday morning after lasting four hours.“Two individuals approached the security desk
  • Wright-Patt Rod & Gun Club open to all

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- A clay pigeon flies into the air and then it flies into little pieces. Gary Stockslager lowers his shotgun with a look of satisfaction.Stockslager was shooting in the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Rod and Gun Club’s Retiree Trap League. However, anybody can try their hand at trap or skeet on the range.
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